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  • International community condemns persecution of Bangladeshi Hindus
    by Rachel Avraham on February 19, 2020 at 8:16 pm

    As we speak, the Hindus of Bangladesh are slowly being ethnically cleansed from the country.  Their holy sites are being burned and desecrated.   Their people are being murdered.  Their women and girls are getting raped.  And developments on the ground indicate that with the time, the situation is becoming graver, not better. This month, Muslim […] The post International community condemns persecution of […]

  • Preserving Humanity Through Language and Culture
    by Richard Basas on February 11, 2020 at 6:46 pm

    A great loss to Syrian and Iraqi culture came from the intentional destruction of many ancient sites and artifacts of those people that came before the modern era, practiced ancient religions and spoke languages that may never be spoken again. With the disappearance of those heritage sites comes new ways of discovering the ethnic and […] The post Preserving Humanity Through Language and Culture appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

  • Epoch of Post-Brexit: Britain turns attention to Africa
    by Marta Oliynyk-Domochko on February 6, 2020 at 3:59 pm

    Two important international events for Africa took place over the last 10 days of January 2020: the World Economic Forum in Davos and the UK- Africa Invest Summit. The first event stuck in memory only by Patrice Motsepe’s ‘Africa loves Trump’ comment. But the London summit gave fruitful results for both parties. Direct results of […] The post Epoch of Post-Brexit: Britain turns attention to Africa appeared first on […]

  • Foreign Affairs Quiz
    by FPA Administrator on February 3, 2020 at 6:22 pm

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  • The Crime and the TOR-M1 as the Murder Weapon
    by Richard Basas on January 29, 2020 at 5:16 pm

    At this point the world knows that Iran’s Air Defense shot down a Boeing 737 800 filled with its own citizens, many Canadian citizens, the Ukrainian crew and nationals from a few other countries shortly after launching a ballistic missile attack on Iraq. Evidence shows that two missiles were fired at the plane. This was […] The post The Crime and the TOR-M1 as the Murder Weapon appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

  • Foreign Affairs Quiz
    by FPA Administrator on January 28, 2020 at 2:43 pm

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  • Iraqi human rights activist Al Hamadani praises elimination of Soleimani
    by Rachel Avraham on January 28, 2020 at 2:39 pm

    Iraqi human rights activist Ammar Al Hamadani is a strong supporter of the State of Israel and seeks the establishment of an Israeli Embassy in Baghdad.  He also supports compensation for Jewish refugees from Arab countries and has done much work in order to promote improved Israeli-Iraqi relations.  Given his strong sympathy for the Jewish […] The post Iraqi human rights activist Al Hamadani praises elimination of Soleimani […]

  • Water Conflict in Africa: the Largest Hydroelectric Power Station Is the Bone of Contention Between Ethiopia and Egypt
    by Marta Oliynyk-Domochko on January 22, 2020 at 5:13 pm

    Ethiopia has been building the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Blue Nile River since 2011. During this period relations between Egypt and Ethiopia became strained with mutual threats and accusations. Moreover, there is a risk of water conflict in Africa, which would completely destabilize East Africa. After construction, GERD will be the largest […] The post Water Conflict in Africa: the Largest Hydroelectric Power Station […]

  • Foreign Affairs Quiz
    by FPA Administrator on January 21, 2020 at 5:24 pm

    http://www.quiz-maker.com/QRHLB2K   The post Foreign Affairs Quiz appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

  • Iran Pins Region’s Bloody Protests on West and Israel
    by Rami Dabbas on January 16, 2020 at 8:20 pm

    Iranian leaders have long boasted that they have taken control of four Arab capitals — Baghdad, Syria, Beirut, and Yemen — simultaneously threatening Israel’s security. Beirut recently began to rise up in mass popular protests against the “regime” and “corruption.” It is no secret to anyone that the “regime” in Lebanon is now fully controlled […] The post Iran Pins Region’s […]

  • Op-Ed: Standing in solidarity with Bangladeshi anti-rape protesters
    by Rachel Avraham on January 14, 2020 at 9:21 pm

    Al Jazeera recently reported that a group of Bangladeshi demonstrators are protesting against the recent rape of a student at Dhaka University, one of the most prominent schools within the South Asian country.   According to the report, the demonstrators are demanding justice, something which does not happen enough within the country due to the country’s […] The post Op-Ed: Standing in solidarity with Bangladeshi […]

  • Foreign Policy Quiz
    by FPA Administrator on January 13, 2020 at 7:49 pm

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  • What It’s Like Being a Second Generation Refugee
    by Kareem Sakka on January 10, 2020 at 5:38 pm

    My earliest memories of Israel go back to the October 1973 war, a child, I already “knew” Israel is an invader in what was a sleepy part of planet earth. Despite radio and tv stations everywhere claiming Arab victories,  even then I knew this was fake news, kids know liars from their intonation. It’s hard […] The post What It’s Like Being a Second Generation Refugee appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

  • Elections in Ireland by April 24?
    by Jim Quirk on January 9, 2020 at 5:13 pm

    Seamless border at risk:  on the left, County Armagh, NI, UK; on the right, County Louth, Republic of Ireland (Google Maps) The timing of elections in Ireland could be decided in early January The leaders of Ireland’s main political parties, Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil, will meet in early January to decide the date of […] The post Elections in Ireland by April 24? appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

  • Operation Vengeance
    by Richard Basas on January 8, 2020 at 8:06 pm

    With the current escalation of tensions between the US and its Allies in the Middle East against Iran and its proxy forces in the region, there have been questions around the legitimacy of actions taken by both sides. With escalating actions against US and Western interests in the Persian Gulf and a final act against […] The post Operation Vengeance appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

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